Affordable Care Act

Health Care Obamacare Affordable Care Act Insurance

Ruling Keeps Coverage For Floridians, But Doesn’t End Debate

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a crucial interpretation of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, preserving health insurance for more than 1 million Floridians but providing no larger solutions to the national or statewide divisions on the law.

06/25/2015

Carole and Mike Driscoll said they are grateful the Supreme Court decided to back Obamacare. (Source: CBS4)

Local Family Grateful SCOTUS Backs Obamacare

One South Florida family is breathing a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court’s decision to back Obamacare.

06/25/2015

November 15, 2014: People signing up for healthcare at an open enrollment.  (Source: CBS4)

Supreme Court Ruling A Victory For Florida, Obamacare

A major victory for the 1.6 million people in Florida who have insurance through the federal health insurance marketplace.

06/25/2015

Members of the Florida House bow their heads in pr

Lee Blasts ‘Hypocritical’ House As Talks Continue

Even as a flare-up in negotiations on economic-development spending demonstrated simmering tensions between the House and Senate, lawmakers continued Monday to try to come to agreement in two areas that helped spark an ongoing special session: funding for health care and environmental projects.

06/08/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

FHIX Fails In House

In the likely final act of one of the most divisive legislative debates in years, the Florida House voted decisively Friday to reject a proposal that would have used federal Medicaid expansion money to help lower-income Floridians purchase private health insurance.

06/05/2015

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Senators Rake Medicaid Official Over Coals

The legislative battle over health care heated up as a Senate committee grilled a high-ranking official from Florida Governor Rick Scott’s administration.

06/02/2015

Health Insurance Marketplace ACA

Insurers On Federal Exchanges Propose Rate Increases

Those who purchase health insurance through the federal government exchange could see a substantial increase in their premiums next year.

06/02/2015

Members of the Florida House bow their heads in pr

House, Senate Still Stuck In Health Debate

A rare June special session began Monday with legislative leaders promising to get done with the unfinished business left over from their annual spring meeting: passing a spending plan for the budget year that begins July 1.

06/01/2015

(Source: AP)

Senate Floats Revised Health Coverage Plan

The Florida Senate floated a health care coverage plan in an effort to break the logjam over extending coverage to hundreds of thousands of Floridians.

05/26/2015

Palm trees surround the Harry S. Truman "Little White House" museum, president Truman's vacation home. (Source: Dennis K. Johnson via Getty Images)

Truman Conference Focuses On National Health Care

A 2-day conference is shinning a light on national healthcare and the legacy of President Harry S. Truman.

05/16/2015

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